Timothy Collins

 

Timothy Collins has worked as a financial adviser since 1999, focusing on portfolio customization, with a concentration on correlation arbitrage and risk-managed growth. He started Collins Capital Advisors in 2007, which has evolved into TangleTrade Management, LLC. Currently, he operates Retro Wall Street, a site focused on education, trader mentoring and humor. You'll find him spending his days in the Retro Wall Street chat room.

 

Prior to joining his first firm, American Express Financial Advisors, in 1999, Collins worked as a staff accountant for United Information Systems in Bethesda, Md. He has also worked as a financial analyst for Securities Pricing and Research in Annapolis, Md. Collins is a graduate of McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College), with degrees in business administration, economics and sociology and is a winner of the Bates Prize.

Recent Articles By The Author

A Call Spread on Freeport-McMoRan

A Call Spread on Freeport-McMoRan

After a short consolidation, the trend is pushing higher; try this options strategy to define risk.

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MasterCard Shares Charge Ahead

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Two Stocks Teach a Lesson About Losses

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We tend to attach a stigma to losing trades.

Can Earnings Save Costco?

Can Earnings Save Costco?

The stock is completely breaking down ahead of tomorrow's results announcement.

Amazon and American Eagle: Don't Be a Hero on These Stocks

Amazon and American Eagle: Don't Be a Hero on These Stocks

You cannot change the market by yourself, and you will just end up losing if you try.